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State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Testing Requirements for Middle School Students Taking Accelerated Mathematics Instruction Beyond Algebra I

On March 25th the Texas Education Agency posted a communication regarding testing requirements for middle school students participating in math instruction above grade level. This posting adds further clarification to the March 6th communication. Please review the entire posting at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769810278 for details regarding: Texas Education Code (TEC) §39.023(a) requires students to be assessed in mathematics […]

Region 13 Middle School Battle of the Books competition – February 28, 2014!

Region 13 will host our First Annual Middle School Battle of the Books competition on February 28, 2014!                       Here’s how it works: The competition is open to Middle School (grades 6, 7, 8) students at this time.  We have huge dreams of eventually including Elementary and High Schools. […]

Assessment/Accountability: EOCs and Middle School Students

House Bill 2135, enacted by the 81st Legislative Session (regular), is now law effective immediately. Summary:  This bill stipulates that a student in grades 5 or 8 who is enrolled in a course intended for students above the student’s grade level or for high school credit for which the student will be assessed through an […]

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